The Importance of Aftercare in Addiction Recovery

Imagine a life free from the restrictive bonds of addiction, one full of possibilities. In the spirit of Augustine Recovery’s transformative approach, sobriety becomes a path of profound self-discovery, development, and healing—a continuous journey rather than a mere destination. It’s the route that takes you away from the cycle of destruction and into a space […]

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The Connection Between Trauma and Addiction

The link between trauma and addiction has become increasingly apparent in today’s fast-paced society. Picture a world in which traumatic experiences are at increasing frequency, and the danger of addiction grows along with them. Trauma is like a hurricane that wreaks havoc on an individual’s mental health, leaving emotional destruction and psychological wounds in its

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What is Crack Cocaine?

Crack cocaine is considered a “serious threat to Florida,” according to the National Drug Intelligence Center (NIDC). Criminal groups, gangs, and individual dealers create and distribute this drug throughout the state. To measure the impact of this substance, the Medical Examiners Commission of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement analyzed drug-related deaths in 2020.1 Cocaine

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Alcohol-Induced Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health challenges nationwide, affecting people from all walks of life. Having anxiety can make you restless, irritable and give you a constant feeling of being on high alert. Symptoms like insomnia, panic attacks and a racing heart rate may leave you searching for anything that can

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